The combination of the launches of the Windows 7 operating system, the Windows Azure technology platform, the Microsoft Office 2010 suites, and the Microsoft Lync family of products, together with a marketplace clamouring for new technologies offers tremendous opportunities for business growth. Through the Microsoft Partner Network and our new membership opportunities, partner organizations of any size can make the most of new Microsoft products and technologies to capitalize on market demand to build their businesses.
Membership Opportunities Participate in a community and make real-time connections to help spark innovation. Join the Microsoft Partner Network and gain access to benefits that can help extend your market reach, reduce costs, and increase profitability. Purchase a subscription to access software, development tools, training, market visibility, and support—all at a very low price. Earn a silver or gold competency to help your business demonstrate its expertise and make certifications more recognizable to prospective customers. Partners can attain both silver competencies and gold competencies.